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Terminal Intelligence: CLT

Turmeric tonics and vegan sushi rolls past security? Yes please.

by Clark Williams | 05.01.2018

Welcome to Terminal Intelligence. Because friends don’t let friends get stuck at the airport without any decent healthy options.

This week we’re taking off from: CLT in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Overall: Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is no JFK, but it is a major East Coast player (it's the sixth busiest airport in the US, not to mention American Airline's second largest hub stateside). And for a mid-range city, you'll find just enough options to keep you satisfied. When in doubt, head to 1879 Market, which has an entire "Eat Well" section. Plus, there's now a Minute Suites in the airport for pre-flight napping.

I need breakfast: Hit up 1897 Market and grab a Paleo lunch box (yes, the word "Paleo" is actually printed on the label). There's also a Starbucks (natch) if caffeine—or oatmeal—is more your speed.

I need a snack: 1897 Market has a decent range of fresh fruit, along with buzzy healthy packaged options (Bare apple chips, Rhythm kale chips, Soul Sprout snack bars, Kevita kombuchas, Temple Turmeric shots, Endangered Species dark chocolate...).

I need a real meal: Head to Hissho Sushi to grab a roll or two (they've got the usual suspects, like tuna-avocado, along with vegetarian-friendly options), or sit down at Beaudevin for a salad and a glass of wine (or two...).

I forgot something at home: You can pick up the basics (Tylenol, tissues, tampons) at the magazine spots dotting the airport, but don't expect to find your fave all-natural hand sanitizer or go-to supplements.

I need to fill up my water bottle: You're in luck, since there are water bottle filling stations throughout the airport.

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